Vendor and Marketing Policy
This policy sets forth restrictions on sales, solicitation and marketing activities (“Solicitation Activities”) on the Suffolk University Law School premises. These restrictions shall be strictly applied to all outside vendors, including but not limited to bar review companies, instructional service providers, publishers and any other persons or entities seeking to sell or market goods or services to members of the law school community (hereinafter referred to as “Vendors”).
Unless expressly invited by the Law Library, Office of Career and Professional Development, the Dean’s Office, or a Student Organization with prior approval of the Dean of Students Office, Suffolk University Law School prohibits Vendors or Vendor representatives who are not enrolled students from entering the Law School.
Unless expressly authorized by the Law Library, Office of Career and Professional Development, the Dean’s Office, or a Student Organization with prior approval of the Dean of Students Office, all Vendors and Vendor representatives are prohibited from engaging in any Solicitation Activities on the Law School premises.
Vendors properly invited to the Law School must comply with the terms of their invitation as well as the following specific restrictions. Vendor representatives who are enrolled students must also comply with the following specific restrictions.
Vendor representatives who are enrolled at Suffolk University are not permitted to make classroom announcements regarding Vendor products, services or programs. Additionally, they may not host tables in common areas or use classroom space for solicitation activities.
The sending of or forwarding of unsolicited e-mails to Law School students, university managed on-line communities (such as Blackboard or SUConnect) or list-serves regarding Vendor products, services, or programs is strictly prohibited.
No flyers, posters or other marketing materials may be posted or placed within Sargent Hall. Vendors may not leave sales materials in classrooms, common areas or on the racks located outside of the elevators or stairs, which are reserved exclusively for Law School publications.
Vendors may not use Sargent Hall space to store their materials. Suffolk University is not responsible for Vendor property, including but not limited to samples, course materials, posters, easels, laptops, or valuables.
No Vendor may enter into a written agreement with a student organization without the involvement and advance approval of the Dean of Students Office. No student has the authority to contractually bind a student organization or Suffolk University.
Vendor-related meetings may not be held in any spaces within Sargent Hall, including but not limited to the cafeteria and other common area spaces.
Law students serving as Vendor representatives may be subject to discipline for violating these rules.
The Law School reserves the right to change this policy at any time, with or without advance notice to Vendors.
Advertising in Student Newspapers
At times, the law students publish a student newspaper than may accept paid advertisements. Vendors wishing to determine if such a paper is in operation should contact the Law School Dean of Students Office. Vendors may also wish to explore paid advertising opportunities with the University’s student newspaper, the Suffolk Journal.